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  • Hunter Biden arrives at court for a final hearing before his June 3 gun trial

    Hunter Biden arrives at court for a final hearing before his June 3 gun trial

    Legal Events 05/24/2024

    The judge overseeing Hunter Biden ’s federal firearms charges trial agreed Friday to block prosecutors from telling jurors about some other unflattering episodes from his personal life, but left the door open to allowing them in if the presiden...

  • Marilyn Mosby to be sentenced for mortgage fraud and perjury convictions

    Marilyn Mosby to be sentenced for mortgage fraud and perjury convictions

    Legal Events 05/21/2024

    The chief prosecutor of the world’s top war crimes court sought arrest warrants Monday for leaders of Israel and Hamas, including Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, over actions taken during their seven-month war. While Netanyahu and hi...

  • Employer Defense Attorney in Gardena, California

    Employer Defense Attorney in Gardena, California

    Legal Events 05/08/2024

    The relationship between employers and employees in California is governed by employment and labor laws at both the federal and state levels. These laws provide a framework of obligations and rights. Disputes often arise from a failure to uphold and ...

  • What to know about abortion in Arizona under the near-total 1864 ban

    What to know about abortion in Arizona under the near-total 1864 ban

    Legal Events 04/12/2024

    The Arizona Supreme Court gave the go-ahead Tuesday to prepare to enforce a long-dormant law that bans nearly all abortions, drastically altering the legal landscape for terminating pregnancies in a state likely to have a key role in the presidential...

  • Former Georgia insurance commissioner John Oxendine pleads guilty

    Former Georgia insurance commissioner John Oxendine pleads guilty

    Legal Events 03/26/2024

    A former Georgia insurance commissioner who made a failed Republican run for governor has pleaded guilty to conspiring to commit health care fraud.John W. Oxendine of Johns Creek entered the guilty plea Friday in federal court in Atlanta. The 61-year...

  • Sam Bankman-Fried Seeks Lenient Sentence and to Appeal Conviction

    Sam Bankman-Fried Seeks Lenient Sentence and to Appeal Conviction

    Legal Events 03/02/2024

    Sam Bankman-Fried’s lawyer said Tuesday that a suggested 100-year prison sentence for the FTX founder by an arm of the court is “grotesque” and “barbaric” and at most a term of a few years behind bars is appropriate for ...

  • Brazil's Senate approves Lula ally as new Supreme Court justice

    Brazil's Senate approves Lula ally as new Supreme Court justice

    Legal Events 12/13/2023

    Brazil’s Senate approved the appointment of Justice Minister Flávio Dino on Wednesday to take a seat on the country’s Supreme Court.Dino, a former leftist state governor who cracked down on supporters of former President Jair Bolso...

  • Six teens in court in connection with beheading of French teacher

    Six teens in court in connection with beheading of French teacher

    Legal Events 11/24/2023

    Six teenagers go on trial Monday in Paris for their alleged roles in the beheading of a teacher who showed caricatures of the prophet of Islam to his class, a killing that led authorities to reaffirm France’s cherished rights of expression and ...

  • Judge blocks 2 provisions in North Carolina’s new abortion law

    Judge blocks 2 provisions in North Carolina’s new abortion law

    Legal Events 10/04/2023

    A federal judge on Saturday blocked two portions of North Carolina’s new abortion law from taking effect while a lawsuit continues. But nearly all of the restrictions approved by the legislature this year, including a near-ban after 12 weeks of...

  • Democratic Sen. Menendez says cash found in home was not bribe proceeds

    Democratic Sen. Menendez says cash found in home was not bribe proceeds

    Legal Events 09/27/2023

    Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey defiantly pushed back against federal corruption charges on Monday, saying nearly half a million dollars in cash authorities found in his home was from his personal savings, not from bribes, and was on ...

  •  Islamic scholar acquitted of rape by Swiss court

    Islamic scholar acquitted of rape by Swiss court

    Legal Events 05/21/2023

    A Swiss court on Wednesday acquitted noted Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan on charges of rape and “sexual constraint,” citing lack of material evidence more than a decade after the alleged actions, contradictory witness statements and what ...

  • Supreme Court rejects Turkish bank’s arguments in Iran case

    Supreme Court rejects Turkish bank’s arguments in Iran case

    Legal Events 04/19/2023

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a Turkish bank’s main arguments for dismissing a lawsuit accusing it of helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions, but the court sent the case back for additional review.Halkbank, a bank owned by Turkey, had argu...

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